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Did it!

Saturday, June 30, 2012

I crossed the finished line for my very first 5k walk this morning. I was slow and came in last, but I did come in at 54 minutes, 1.5 minutes faster than my usual time.

I had a much different attitude than I had when I was in high school. I would never enter a race because 1) I wasn't good at running, 2) I wouldn't make good time, 3) scared I would be coming in last, 4) people would make fun of me.

Today was a great day. I crossed so many personal hurdles. My husband finished his run, walked back to find me and walked the rest of the way with me. I appreciate that so much. Just to hear he's so proud of me is very much worth it!
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CRAFTSNUT 7/11/2012 11:56AM

    Thanks, Toastie! I need to tell myself that. :)

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TOASTIE53 7/11/2012 11:55AM

    woo-hoo! And I don't think 54 minutes is THAT slow! It's about 18 minutes a mile.

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CRAFTSNUT 7/3/2012 11:49AM

    Thanks! :)

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HKWEST 7/3/2012 7:45AM

    So proud of you! Good work!

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CRAFTSNUT 7/1/2012 7:33PM

    Thank you!!

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IRISH813 6/30/2012 12:02PM

    Awesome job!!!! emoticon

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SEEWORD 6/30/2012 10:42AM

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